According to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the near future citizens of the Republic of Cyprus will have the opportunity to apply for long-term tourist visas to Russia.

Starting from November 21, 2017, Russian diplomatic missions and consular departments will issue single-entry tourist visas valid for up to 90 days to citizens of the Republic of Cyprus. To apply for a visa, a tourist confirmation from the host organization included in the federal register of tour operators will be required.


✅ Registration at the place of stay or residence of foreign citizens who arrived for temporary stay (temporary or permanent residence) is carried out within 1 day from the date of their arrival at the place of stay or residence providing the submission of the documents by the receiving party or directly by foreign citizens in the relevant territorial body of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia;


Russia has introduced the border regime in areas next to the border with Belarus on February 7.

The border regime has been introduced in Russia's three oblasts – Pskov, Smolensk and Bryansk.

There used to be no border zones at Belarus-Russia border before.

The innovation will not affect Belarusian citizens and will only apply to foreigners, the Russian border service assured.

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News archive - 2014


New rules for visa-free transit through the UK

From December 1, 2014, UK significantly changes the rules of visa-free transit through the country.

At the moment the visa-free transit for 24 hours can use anyone who flies in any third country and has at the hands of tickets confirming the next flight.

Under the new rules transit visa is only possible in certain cases. For more information, please contact our visa specialists.


Simplification in the procedures for hiring foreign specialists in the IT sector

The government introduced a draft law simplifying the procedures for hiring foreign specialists in the IT sector and reducing their minimum salary threhold to 1 million rubles per year.


Representative offices of foreign companies will be eligible to hire highly qualified professionals

According to the Federal law, the rules of accreditation of representativ iffices and branches of foreign legal entities will change on January 1, 2015.

In particular, a new category of employers (customers of work and services) that are entitled to hire highly skilled professionals is introduced. this category includes representative offices of foreign legal entities wich are accredited in the Russian federation.


Federal Migration Service of the Moscow region relocated to the Krasnogorsk region

The unified migration center for the Moscow region openedin the business-park "Greenwood" (Krasnogorsk district, Moscow ring Road 69km) on April 16, 2014The